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Spring 2022 - Vol. 41 No. 1

In this issue, we look forward to the next 100 years at Memorial.

Spring 2021 - Vol. 40 No. 1

From farming in Labrador to remembering women’s basketball in the 1950s to social enterprise innovation, this issue is all about resurgence.

Fall 2020 - Vol. 39 No. 2

Learn how Memorial’s alumni, faculty, staff, students and donors supported COVID-19 Student Emergency Funds, alleviating multiple strains caused by pandemic life. Meet our new president, Dr. Vianne Timmons, and read about how a group of our alumni are contributing to local food security.

Winter 2019 - Vol. 39 No. 1

Alumni-millennials storm out of the gate – with a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship fuelled at Memorial.

Fall 2016 - Vol. 38 No. 1

Our university was founded as a living memorial to those who fought and died in the First World War. To mark the centenary, we honour their sacrifice, and remember those who were lost and those who returned.

Fall 2015 - Vol. 37 No. 2

Memorial and our alumni start local and think global – and their international stature puts MUN at the centre of the universe. (We knew it all along.) PLUS: Q&A with Dr. Bruce Aylward, program director, WHO

Winter 2015 - Vol. 37 No. 1

Learn how Memorial’s alumni, researchers, students, faculty and staff are working in and with Arctic and Northern communities. PLUS: Q&A with Dr. Keith Chaulk, director, Memorial’s Labrador Institute AND Students on Ice – an Arctic expedition seen through the lens of alumnus Justin Dearing.

Winter 2014 - Vol. 36 No. 2

Memorial’s entrepreneurs make waves at home and around the globe by turning obstacles into opportunities. PLUS: Excellence X 2 – a double feature profiles the remarkable Alumni Tribute Award recipients from 2012 and 2013.

Winter 2013 - Vol. 36 No. 1

Dr. Susan Dyer Knight is named Memorial’s new chancellor. PLUS: A special feature highlighting havin’ a time: Reunion 2012 – our first-ever all-years, all-faculties, all-campuses reunion.

Spring 2012 - Vol. 35 No. 3

Dare To: The Campaign for Memorial University is the largest fundraising campaign in Memorial’s history and dares to reach new heights in the pursuit of a goal that defines this university – making a difference in the lives of people and their communities. PLUS: Q&A with Memorial’s chancellor – a conversation with General Rick Hillier (Ret’d).

Winter 2012 - Vol. 35 No. 2

Connecting the dots between Memorial’s Department of Folklore and a growing food security movement demonstrates the value of getting back to our roots. PLUS: Q&A with Dr. Gary Kachanoski, Memorial’s president and vice-chancellor AND a trip to the moon makes a stop in Labrador.

Spring 2011 - Vol. 35 No. 1

2,700 scientists, 80 countries, 9,000 days at sea, 30 million observations – Memorial takes a lead role in a historic census of marine life. PLUS: Meet the amazing recipients of the 2010 Alumni Tribute Awards.

Fall 2010 - Vol. 34 No. 3

Leading an international celebration of traditional music and dance AND learning from the sound of snow on the ocean. PLUS: Memorial on Parade reunion close-up AND Bill Rompkey reflects on the found generation.

Summer 2010 - Vol. 34 No. 2

Parade Street Reunion: Some of Canada’s best writers celebrate the spirit of the Memorial on Parade campus with works of original fiction and non-fiction inspired by their tenure as writers-in-residence at Memorial University of Newfoundland.